FreeNAS vs. NetApp FAS Series

FreeNAS is ranked 7th in NAS vs NetApp FAS Series which is ranked 2nd in NAS with 22 reviews. The top reviewer of NetApp FAS Series writes "The most valuable features are the snapshots, the flash pool that we’re using, and cluster mode. ". FreeNAS is most compared with SoftNAS, EMC Isilon and NetApp FAS Series. NetApp FAS Series is most compared with IBM Storwize, EMC Isilon and Hitachi NAS.
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The scalability is pretty good, but it's too expensive.The price, compared to competitors, is quite high.Cost effective storage for all performance levels (including all-flash).The only area that could be improved is to lower prices for their All Flash FAS.The price it not low, but comparing features to other vendors, the price can be balanced.There are products available in market with comparatively lower costs.Most storage vendors also have software, or licensing bundles, which may offer the required licenses considerably cheaper, but do also maybe offer licenses, which are not needed.The process for going to cluster mode is expensive.

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FreeNAS is an operating system that can be installed on virtually any hardware platform to share data over a network. FreeNAS is the simplest way to create a centralized and easily accessible place for your data. Use FreeNAS with ZFS to protect, store, backup, all of your data. FreeNAS is used everywhere, for the home, small business, and the enterprise.NetApp FAS Series offers powerful, affordable, flexible data storage for midsized businesses and distributed enterprises. NetApp FAS Series, named a 'Champion' and 'Best in Overall Value' by Info-Tech Research Group, is affordable, and is a more powerful storage platform than other systems in its class.
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